[Dead Deal] Plastiq: Pay Reduced 1.5% Fee For Mastercard Transactions


UPDATE: The system was showing a 1.5% fee in error. That has now been fixed (unfortunately!).

Plastiq has launched a new – and as yet unadvertised – promotion offering a 1% discount on payments when using a Mastercard. That means you’ll pay just 1.5% when using a Mastercard which has the potential to be a good deal.

Plastiq Mastercard 1.5% Fee

The Deal

  • Pay 1.5% fee on all Mastercard transactions with Plastiq.

Key Terms

  • Expiry date unknown.
  • Valid on Mastercard transactions only.

Quick Thoughts

Plastiq transactions usually come with a 2.5% fee, so this works out to be a discount of 1%. With the reduced fee of 1.5%, that could make this a good deal for Mastercard payments if you value whatever points/miles you’d earn at greater than that value.

If you stocked up on last week’s fee-free Mastercard deal at Staples, this could be an easy way to liquidate those gift cards from the comfort of home, albeit at a higher cost than buying MOs.

There’s no specified end date for this deal and Plastiq has changed the terms of a deal in the past (although that was an overly generous offer), so it’d be best to take advantage of this ASAP if you’re interested.

h/t Doctor of Credit

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